Timelapse IVF technique 'increases successful births'

An IVF technique which uses timelapse imaging could significantly increase the chances of a successful birth. Researchers used the method to select low risk embryos which looked unlikely to have abnormalities.

Chances of producing a successful live birth were increased by 56%
Chances of producing a successful live birth were increased by 56% Credit: Press Association

Initial results show the chances of producing a successful live birth increase by more than a half. Thousands of snapshots are examined to to help avoid miscarriages or birth defects.

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Timelapse IVF birth success

Scientists say an IVF technique which uses timelapse imaging could significantly increase the chances of a successful birth.